The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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December 5, 2012

Sammy Joe Wynn

VINITA, OK —

Sammy Joe Wynn, of Vinita, Okla., passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.

Sam was born on Oct. 23, 1945, in Welch, Okla., to Ted and Velma (Beaves) Wynn. Sam was a graduate of Welch High School, Miami NEO and Pittsburg State University. While attending PSU, sister Frances introduced Sam to Jennifer Terry. He was united in marriage to Jennifer in Joplin, Mo., on Jan. 27, 1967.

Upon graduation at PSU, Sam took a job teaching industrial arts and drafting at Nevada High School in Nevada, Mo. Sam taught from 1970 to 1977. In August of 1977, Sam and Jennifer moved to Vinita, to begin his own construction business. In this capacity, Sam built or remodeled many homes and businesses in the area. The past several years his business focus has primarily been in the commercial construction of Osborn Drug Stores and their affiliates.

In addition to the building of his construction company, Sam built and raised a strong and loving Christian family. Sam was a patient and kind man valued for his friendship. He supported his large family in their many endeavors. As well, he faithfully served his church and church family. Sam would go out of his way to do anything for his family, especially his grandchildren. He put on many miles driving to help his children and to watch his grandchildren in their many and varied activities. As a servant to God and others, he will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer, of the home; sons, Sam Wynn Jr. and wife, Kimberly, of Vinita, Roger Wynn and wife, Crystal, of Miami, and Patrick Wynn, of Vinita; nine siblings,  Catherine Jordan, of Joplin, Ralph King, of Bluejacket, Frances Short, of Joplin, Doug King, of Welch, Ted Wynn Jr., of Afton, Paul Wynn, of Denver, Colo., Tom Wynn, of Disney, Lonnie Wynn, of Welch, and Ronnie Wynn, of Fort Scott, Kan.; eight grandchildren, Calvin, Anthony, Corbey, Meredith, Keagan, Bayley, Christina and Destiny; as well as a host of friends and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Velma Wynn; his infant son, Joseph Kevin Wynn; and sister, Mamie King.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Craig County Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Busch officiating. Interment will follow in Rogers Cemetery, near Welch.

Services are under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.honoringmemories.com

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